Webinar - PV Sustainability, The life cycle of a PV system

25 April 2019 by Solarplaza

While the renewable energy industry is maturing, questions around end-of-life, refurbishing, secondlife and recycling are frequently raised, placing higher demands on ethical sourcing, transparent reporting and a sustainable value chain.


Dr. Frank Lenzmann, Researcher & Project Manager at ECN, was joined by Thomas Boersma, Project Manager at Solarplaza, to discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in the life cycle of a PV system.

Topics addressed in this webinar:

  • Topical scope and results of the IEA PVPS task 12
  • Quantifying the environmental profile of PV
  • Defining and addressing environment, health and safety issues